Great Couples Counseling in Norwalk, CT. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Norwalk, Connecticut. Discounts available (see profiles).


Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT
Couples Counselor

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10536 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Our intimate relationships can be the source of our greatest joy and the place we confront our deepest fears and vulnerabilities. Through the use of an emotionally focused approach, I help couples expand and reorganize their inner experience, develop an awareness of destructive patterns, reconnect with one another and heal from emotional pain. Research on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has demonstrated the effectiveness of this approach: Following EFT, 90% of couples report improvement in their relationship, and indicate that that the changes attained through therapy endure over time. EFT allows couples to have a new experience of one another, and ultimately to create secure connection.

Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10560 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Some therapists may recommend to a particular couple that the partners engage first in individual therapy, separately, before engaging in couples work. If both partners are not able to maintain a certain level of insight, responsibility, and maturity in their communications, couples work will be ineffective. For relationship counseling to significantly help a relationship, each partner needs to have a commitment to the relationship, or, at least to the couples counseling for the time it continues. Each partner must be generally honest, self-aware, and interested in doing relationship work to have an optimal outcome. Some couples need therapy to help end a relationship in a healthy manner.

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA
Couples Counselor

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 06851 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Communication and respect are often considered the cornerstones of a fruitful relationship. However, often times couples loose sight of the things that initially brought them together. Spending hours talking to and listening to their significant other, date nights, movie nights and outings with friends and family. These treasures often get pushed aside when the reality of life gets set in motion. I work with couples in clearly defining the goals and objectives of their relationships, addressing challenging misconceptions, infidelity, family and work related issues. Couples who work hard and develop clear goals often reap the benefits of better communication, intimacy and love.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

In 11791 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Many times, it is difficult to find a balance within the marital unit. Often times, each individual is unable to recognize or understand the other, and as such, conflict often occurs. Couples therapy allows a safe environment for both members to feel respected and heard. Emphasis is placed on helping to identify needs and expectations of one another and work toward achieving goals of the individual and the couple in session.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10573 - Nearby to Norwalk.

It can be so easy to fall into patterns and, over time, find that you keep having the same issues or arguments within your relationship or marriage. That's where couples counseling can help. Talking out issues and problems in a judgement-free space with a neutral third party invested in your progress and growth can help you and your relationship move forward. My goal as couples therapist is to listen to you and give you the tools and techniques to help get your relationship back on track. When you're ready to stop having the same conversations and to move forward in your relationship or marriage, let's talk.

Louis Morbillo, LCSW, ACSW, CMHIMP
Couples Counselor

Louis Morbillo, LCSW, ACSW, CMHIMP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11771 - Nearby to Norwalk.

The paramount goal in my couples therapy is to help clients facilitate improved communication. I believe it is absolutely necessary to learn the ability to set appropriate boundaries with one's partner. My clients attain better communication, better boundary setting and an improved abilty to process feelings between partners, all making for a more satisfying relationship.

Lenore Millian, Ph. D.
Couples Counselor

Lenore Millian, Ph. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 06811 - Nearby to Norwalk.

My book, "The Second Wives Club: Secrets for Becoming Lovers for Life" gave me recognition as an "expert" in the field of couples and marriage counseling. My approach is very direct, with much feedback, and emphasis on communication skills. It is very important for me to get to know each person individually in order to help them understand and overcome their part in the conflict . We then are able to have more effective joint counseling sessions. A relationship (like a garden) must be nurtured.

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Couples Counselor

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

In 11724 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Growing together with our loved ones can be an amazing gift. Somewhere along the line we sometimes struggle with those closest to us. We may bring our old emotional issues into a new relationship or perhaps we find our old ways of communicating with our loved one is no longer working the way it used to. Change is difficult but taking steps to increase communication and sort out our old beliefs that no longer serve us, can bring new light and joy to the relationships we cherish.

Stephanie Burchell, PhD, LMFT, CFLE
Couples Counselor

Stephanie Burchell, PhD, LMFT, CFLE

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Couples counseling is about partners working to see each other as people, to understand where they are coming from, and to negotiate those differences that can be negotiated and accept those differences that cannot. Couples all have issues that stay with them; the key is to build a line of communication that helps provide an emotionally safe platform to talk about those issues, to find solutions, and not have problems that emerge in life become overwhelming. Counseling acts as a form of healing for troubled partners and as a preventative measure for many large problems that may loom in a couple's future.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 06807 - Nearby to Norwalk.

So much of what makes a couple successful comes from careful listening and clearly communicating wants, needs and experience. It is easy to fall into the trap of making incorrect assumptions, letting misunderstandings fester and forgetting what you loved about your partner in the first place! The benefit of working with me is that I can provide the safe space to explore and fix how you might be organizing around each other in a way that results in frustration, confusion and anger. We can work with each other and get back on track!

Joanne Martin, MFT, LPC
Couples Counselor

Joanne Martin, MFT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06615 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Are you tired of the arguments, the nagging, the lack of connection in your relationships? Are you feeling that someone close to you is headed down the wrong path and you don’t know what to do? Has your partner been unfaithful to you? Are you considering a separation or divorce? Do you want to ensure that your current healthy relationship stays on course? How you define a relationship is personal to you, but most would define a personal relationship as involving emotional connections and bonds. Intimate, close relationships can bring out our best selves and occasionally our worst (most vulnerable) selves. Relationships can highlight patterns of interaction learned in our own childhood.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Couples Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10528 - Nearby to Norwalk.

I work with couples to become more conscious and intentional in their interactions. I teach couples specific communication skills to break destructive patterns of relating. I encourage each partner to look and their own behavior and how they may be contributing to the problems. I explore with couples how the problems they are having in their current relationship are related to their experiences in childhood. I work with couples on eliminating reactivity by implementing self-soothing techniques. My goal with couples is to have both partners feel heard and understood by each other.

Ilise Gold, LPC
Couples Counselor

Ilise Gold, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Working with couples individually/collaboratively without blame or shame, assisting partners in understanding their role in the conflict, has been a primary focus of my 30+ years of clinical practice. I teach couples that there is no right way to live.The framework and ingredients are defined by each person in the relationship. Connection, not control, engagement, not enmeshment allow for ongoing individual growth and relationship capacity. Personal awareness, acknowledgement, new attitudes and behavioral action all contribute to building a bridge between partners. I assist my clients as they look to themselves not the other to create ongoing growth, capacity and fulfillment of commitment.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Couples, married or not, seek therapy for many reasons; including hoping to resolve differences, hoping to improve communication, and/or hoping to improve their intimate relationship. My work with couples, enhanced by my training in sex therapy, addresses these issues so as to help the individuals within the relationship more effectively express themselves and more effectively understand their partner, and so as to promote the overall strength and joy in the relationship itself.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Couples Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11743 - Nearby to Norwalk.

I provide relationship coaching to support, empower, and teach couples how to be happy together again. So many couples are simply missing the tools needed to create the healthy relationship they want. Partners need to know the "rules" of healthy communication, fighting constructively, and repairing the breaks that occur between them. When you understand why couples fight and how unresolved conflicts snowball into deep resentment and unhappiness, you're able to help reverse it. I believe teaching the underlying principles allows each partner to trust the process and invest in making changes. Visit my website for more information: www.nassauwellness.com/meredith

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Are you and your partner having difficulties communicating? Has there been an affair or other damage to the relationship? Have you tried without success to make things better? As a Marriage & Family Therapist I provide couples therapy to help you find and rekindle the love and passion that was once part of your relationship. I know that all relationships have challenges. With patience and determination these can be overcome. All I ask is that your have a little hope and a commitment to do the work. I will help you understand your partner and communicate more effectively, restore connection and intimacy and feel excitement for your partner once more. Love grows here.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Couples Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11743 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Couples in all stages of their relationship can hit bumps in the road. Whether it's an ongoing communication issue or the crisis of infidelity, we can help. Our therapists have specialized training in couples/marriage therapy and can work with you and your partner to overcome your current challenges. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether couples therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143. For free help right now - listen to or watch our podcast, Simply Great Relationships, at www.simplygreatrelationships.com/podcast or on iTunes!

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Couples Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Couples are my passion! When was the last time you had an open conversation with your partner about sex? About emotional intimacy? About communication? We look at the negative cycle that has swallowed you both up, causing stress and disconnection. I am also an affair specialist and have worked with countless couples to sift through the incredible pain to see if there is anything left of the relationship to be salvaged (in many cases, there is). I have met many couples who come in as roommates, where deep wounds are present. Couples feel like my office is a safe place to share, connect, get questions answered and get the professional help that they have needed.

Joyce Colburn, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

My approach to working with couples begins with seeing both clients together to gain an understanding of their dynamic as well as the individual issues (including family of origin) that have brought them into therapy. I then help them determine their goals as a couple and develop a treatment plan, including empathic listening, relationship exercises, and communications counseling, that will help them achieve their objectives.

Marie Fennell, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Couples Counselor

Marie Fennell, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 06804 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Different stages of life can cause stress in a relationship. The birth of a child, or a child leaving home, a parent moving in, or change in career are just a handful of examples of the types of life changing events that can stress any relationship, no matter how close you are or how long you've been together. I like to work with couples as they experience the changes taking place in and around their lives, and understand how the changes can impact their relationship.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 06880 - Nearby to Norwalk.

What are the most common couples' issues? If you are thinking "communication, conflict, sex, money, child rearing" you are correct. However, most therapists will go after the symptom on each side of the couple fence thinking that the way to effective change is by getting each party to "work" on their respective "issue". Many times the parties don’t agree but comply. Imagine if you could align the unconscious brains of a couple and stop the "working on your issues" part that has become so popular in therapy settings? Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Couples Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11803 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Relationships with important others bring great fulfillment to our lives. Couples counseling is designed to teach skills in communication and respectful negotiation, while building honesty and intimacy. As a New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am a specialist in all aspects of couples and relationship counseling. Premarital counseling is also a great investment in the future for engaged couples.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Couples Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10601 - Nearby to Norwalk.

Couples sometimes find that their relationships – once the source of so much intimacy and joy – have become disappointing, even destructive. We all reach impasses in our relationships, and these can be opportunities to overcome obstacles and grow together or to recognize irreconcilable differences and end the relationship in a healthy way. Together in therapy we can work to help you shift from criticizing and blaming to discovering individual feelings that underlie the surface conflicts. It can have a liberating and transformative effect on both you relationship and yourselves.

Connecticut Online Counseling, CT Licensed Therapists
Couples Counselor

Connecticut Online Counseling, CT Licensed Therapists

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Couples counseling is not easy. Each person may be feeling hurt, afraid, unsettled, etc. We are here to work with both of you along the way to identify what the problems are and how we all can work together to make some progress. Maintaining a healthy relationship takes work so you are not alone seeking couples therapy. This process can be extremely helpful to so many couples to learn better ways to communicate, understand their partner, and lead healthier relationships in the future. Give us a call to be matched up with a couples counselor today!


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Thank you for visiting our Connecticut search of licensed therapists for couples in Norwalk who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Norwalk and renew your relationship.

Norwalk is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It has a land area of 22.88 square miles and a water area of 13.48 square miles.  The population of Norwalk is 88,485 people with 34,137 households and a median annual income of $76,987. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Norwalk, CT

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Norwalk for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Norwalk public health department.